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women of history

in chronological order by birthdate. read notes for names/dates. 1 movie per woman.

(any suggestions are very welcome!)

this is what procrastination looks like...

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  • Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile
  • Helen of Troy
  • Iphigenia
  • Electra
  • The Book of Esther
  • The Story of Ruth
  • Solomon and Sheba
  • Judith of Bethulia
  • David and Bathsheba
  • Samson and Delilah
  • Cleopatra
  • Saint Mary
  • Mary Magdalene
  • Boudica
  • The Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Saint Barbara
  • Agora
  • Theodora, Slave Empress
  • Mulan
  • Lady of the Dynasty
  • The Assassin
  • Pope Joan
  • Lady Godiva of Coventry
  • Stealing Heaven
  • Vision – From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen
  • The Lion in Winter
  • Brother Sun, Sister Moon
  • Padmaavat
  • Rudhramadevi
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Er Woo Dong: The Entertainer
  • The White Queen
  • The White Princess
  • Mad Love
  • Diane
  • The Other Boleyn Girl
  • Anne of the Thousand Days
  • The Borgias
  • Hwang Jin Yi
  • The Legend of Suriyothai
  • Kenau
  • Elizabeth
  • Lady Jane
  • Mary, Queen of Scots
  • Dangerous Beauty
  • Queen Margot
  • All Is True
  • The Countess
  • The Conspiracy of Torture
  • Nzinga, Queen of Angola
  • Benedetta
  • Artemisia
  • Pocahontas
  • The Girl King
  • The King's Daughters
  • Nell Gwyn
  • Liselotte von der Pfalz
  • The Miniaturist
  • The First Churchills
  • The Favourite
  • Julie, chevalier de Maupin
  • Countess Cosel
  • The Crucible
  • Moll Flanders
  • Adrienne Lecouvreur
  • Wing Chun
  • Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach
  • Catherine the Great
  • Xica da Silva
  • Belle van Zuylen - Madame de Charrière
  • Madame du Barry
  • Mozart's Sister
  • A Royal Affair
  • Betsy Ross
  • The Lady and the Duke
  • Marie Antoinette
  • The Affair of the Necklace
  • The Duchess
  • The Scandalous Lady W
  • Belle
  • Beloved Sisters
  • The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant
  • Bequest to the Nation
  • The President's Lady
  • Magnificent Doll
  • Charlotte Corday
  • Sally Hemings: An American Scandal
  • A Time for Miracles
  • Carlota Joaquina, Princess of Brazil
  • Becoming Jane
  • Désirée
  • Lady Caroline Lamb
  • Hearts Divided
  • Effigy: Poison and the City
  • Ammonite
  • Black Venus
  • Princess Caraboo
  • Mary Shelley
  • The Gorgeous Hussy
  • Bright Star